Evesham Road Race – Report

By Jonathan Fowles.

I kicked off my season at the Evesham road race this weekend. The race was relatively short, at only 100km, and took place on four and a half laps of a mostly flat circuit. The combination of these usually makes for a savagely fast race, not something that I’m particularly suited to! To make matters worse, the start sheet was ominous by the number of professionals, including an ex Pro-Continental rider!

The roads were damp as we rolled out behind the lead car, and I began to remember from last season how cold the starts of races are! Plenty of time to warm up though! The pace was fairly high but nobody seemed to be attacking as we rolled around the first half lap. I tried to move up to the front of the pack, and carrying a bit of extra speed down a small dip I decided it was as good a time as any to attack. I felt fairly good as I bridged over to a lone escapee, and we started working smoothly together. Not long after my, my legs decided they’d had enough and turned to cheese with tinges of cramp. Maybe that was too soon. The peloton approached us and I decided to drop back rather than waste my energy.

After the first full lap, I had a better feel for the circuit, and my legs had even started to feel better after their earlier moment. I planned an attack for a point in the lap that had a sharp left turn leading into a short rise. A few riders were already slightly distanced from the peloton as I approached the corner ready to execute my plan. I kicked as hard as I could out of the corner only to find the lead car coming to a stop and a horse up the road having a slightly traumatic time. The race was neutralised, my attack thwarted.

When the race restarted, the peloton seemed more docile than usual; it took a while for the pace to ramp back up and when it did the attacks became much livelier. I found myself in a small move with two Madison-Genesis riders and Marcin Bialoblocki  (the ex- Pro-Conti rider mentioned earlier). If anything would work, surely this would be the one. The peloton brought it back though, and I was pretty demoralised, resigning myself to the back of the pack for a while.

On the third lap, on a different small incline, I tried another attack. I felt good, I pulled out a pretty good advantage, but then a spectator shouted at me “two minutes”.  Two minutes! Apparently a break had launched itself away from the peloton and managed to get a two-minute gap without me noticing. My move was reeled in, and there was nothing more for me to do. The peloton raced around the last lap and ended with a bustling sprint, not something I was interested in getting mixed up in.

The first race of the season is always interesting, sometimes eye opening, but it’s a good chance to measure yourself and how your training has been going. I feel like I’m in a good place, and I’m more eager than ever to get racing on a nice hilly course!

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Duncan Sparrow / Cull Cup E12 – Race Report

By Kris Zentek.

Kicking off the 2018 season, what better place than Pimbo. The Pimbodrome. The Pimbo world champs. If you ever wanted to perfect the art of slightly turning left for 2 hours, this is the place.


The 3rd cats had finished their race earlier in the day, and as I arrived the girls were smashing it in their race. the boys E/1/2 race would follow at 2pm, and in stark contrast to last year, the sun was out and the temp was in double digits! This is the first race of the season for quite a few, and so there will be some nerves – but nothing can diffuse this more that a bit of warm sunshine 🙂

Representing TC were new signings for 2018 Tony Greenhalgh and Joe Bowers (their bio’s will be ready soon), as well as myself. I know I am not race fit yet – a month in Australia in Jan/Feb saw to that! But I felt good, I am quite happy with my numbers, and was looking forward to blasting off the cobwebs.


Race program stated 27 laps with a prime at 18 to go. But when we rolled off, we did a full neutralised lap (which was a bit concerning) and the lap board displayed 22. The corner before the finish straight was down to 1 lane because of roadworks, so I just assumed this was why we were neutralised.

We kicked off, and true to form the attacks started. There were a number of Elites in the bunch, and any attacks they represented were quickly chased down, and it was the counters that had more promise. I was keen to get in a break, and tried a couple of times. Eventually I got in one that looked like sticking, 3 riders up the road that I bridged to on the headwind back straight. We got maybe a 20 second gap and stayed up from for 2-3 laps, before we were chased down.


A bit later, the more serious attacks started. The bunch fragmented into a few small groups, and I hopped across to the chase group of 7 or 8 riders, with another 3 up the road. We started to work together to catch the others, which we did, and immediately the messing about started. We were again caught within a lap or two.

Tony and Joe started to make their moves in the second half of the race, and were both active in the attacks and the chases. Tony made it into a very promising group and got a bit of a gap, but it too was chased down. As I sank back into the bunch, Joe and Tony stuck to the front, ready for the inevitable bunch gallop.


Nothing was being allowed to get away, and the laps were ticking down. With about 5 to go, a couple of riders clipped away including YouTube vlogger Cameron Jeffers, and they got a decent gap. But on the final lap they were pulled in, and it was a 70 way bunch sprint – I sat back 🙂


On the last lap Hamish graham was mid bunch and the pace was high. there was the pinch point that stretched us all out, and the sprint started 300 yards out. I don’t know how he did it, but he raised his arms to take the victory – a very impressive bit of riding!


Final Results – TBC (*still* not posted at the time of publishing)…

Thanks to Brian Rigby, St Helens CRC and everyone who came to support the race today – marshalls, caterers, NEG outriders – it was a great day, and a really nice, dry, warm start to the season.

Finally, thanks as always to Ellen for the fantastic photo’s that make us all look good 🙂




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Duncan Sparrow / Cull Cup 3/4 – Race Report

By Adam Baines.

Today was the official start of the road race season for Tom and me. It was the Cull Cup & Duncan Sparrow Memorial. After my unsuccessful attempt at racing last week, my main aim was to stay upright!

For those of you not familiar with Pimbo, today’s race was 50 miles consisting of 22 laps of a flat 2.2mile circuit with one prime at 15 laps to go. So, as well as staying upright, my plan was to sit in and shelter from the strong wind blowing down the finishing straight until at least 11 laps to go.

For those first few laps I sat in, mid-pack, while attacks came and went from lots of strong looking riders, all being brought back by a fit and hungry peloton. Even when the real strong looking breaks were attacking I resisted the urge to follow, relying heavily on the anticipated chase which inevitably came.

The prime came and went with no real shake up of the group. A few soft attacks came straight afterwards but there was never any real danger. But with 14 laps to go, just as the peloton sat up, a black missile came screaming past us with a perfectly timed and ferocious attack. I only had time to notice the red Specialized lid and the fluorescent yellow of his Pearson Ferrier socks! It was our Tom.


He hit the group that hard, he soon had a decent gap and with everyone looking around thinking ‘there’s no way I can follow that!’ 5 seconds turned to 10 and 10 turned to 20. Unfortunately for Tom though, no one followed and he was soon faced with the realisation he was on his own with 13.5 laps to go.

This did me a massive favour though (thanks Tom) because I was then able to move up towards the front and follow any chases with a perfect reason not to do any work in any of the chases.  A few tried to get across but failed when they realised there wasn’t much support. Tom had over a minute on us and I started to think the beast was going to do it!

Unfortunately, there were too many strong lads left behind and Tom was brought back. But with fresh legs and having passed the half way mark, now was the time to let myself get involved in the fun and games. I tried two or three times to get away, I even bridged across to a promising looking break of two, dragging two more riders with me. But the group we were in obviously looked too dangerous. A few more who’d tried to get across dragged the peloton that bit closer, but we still had a gap. Tired from our efforts of getting away, we struggled to get any cohesion and increase our lead so no sooner had we got away, it was all back together.

I then decided to sit in and wait for what I thought would be a bunch gallop. With about 5 laps to go and what seemed like a last ditched effort, 2 lads got away. Again I left the chasing to others and concentrated on saving my legs for the sprint. With 2 laps to go Tom made his way to the front looking to help me out. His power and pace meant that everyone else was happy to let him do the pulling so he ended up on the front, not where I wanted to be just yet so I stayed put. Last lap and the pace lifted.

My race plan had saved my legs and I was confident I had the strength and the energy to stay near the front. The strong wind blowing straight down the finishing straight made me think I didn’t want to put my nose out in it until about 200 metres to go.


We rounded the last corner and I was about 7th wheel. The sprint hadn’t opened up proper but I stayed put. Then a few lads came flying past from behind and it was on! I knew they’d gone too soon so I got out the saddle and continued to follow the lad in front. With about 200 to go, as the first few lads faded, I pulled out and went for it. I passed 1, 2 ,3 riders but couldn’t quite catch up to the few who’d managed to hold on and I crossed the line in 7th place overall.

As my main aim was to stay upright and keep my wheels in one piece, I’m more than happy with a top 10 in the first road race of the season. Well done to the 2 lads who stayed away and Tom Cornwell who put in a massive final effort and took the win.

A massive thank you to the Marshals and Commissaires for giving up their time and of course Brian Rigby and his team for organising.

Photo credits once again to Ellen x

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Lancaster Uni Spring Crit 1

After the Beast from the East had claimed the Hull 3 up tt, I was Itching to find some racing action this weekend and the only thing available that was local at such short notice was the first of the Lancaster Spring Crit series. After a good winter’s training and not a bad result at the Rossendale cc time trial last week, I was confident of a good result today.

The format was a 45-minute circuit race for 3rd and 4th Cat riders. I rode up to Salt Ayre from Preston, timing it perfectly to arrive 10minutes before the start. Just enough time to sign on, pin the numbers on and still be warm.

There was still a strong easterly wind blowing down the finishing straight so I knew it would be difficult to get away early doors while everyone was fresh and eager to get the season of to a flyer. SO the plan was to sit in for 20-minutes, then down my OTE caffeine gel and get stuck in with a hope to get away.

It was all going so well….. I was sat mid-bunch and it was easy. Even going into the strong head-wind I was well sheltered. 20-minutes in and I was ready to get my gel out. All the guys who’d been aggressive in these first few laps were starting to tire and the time was right. That was until we came around the s-bends.

With a strong tailwind we were doing about 28mph in a tight bunch, when a couple of riders got a bit panicky in the corner. The inevitable happened, the came down and the mayhem spread like I fan behind them. I was 2 bikes back and accepted my fate.

Somehow, I managed to unclip and my bike fell behind me as I skated across the tarmac on my cleats like Christopher Dean. Not quite as graceful because I ended up in a heap in the mud. I picked myself back up straight away and my first thought was ‘get your bike and chase back on!’

I don’t know what came over me because I found my bike underneath someone else’s, ran up to it, picked up the other rider’s bike and flung it to one side! Quite rightly, he wasn’t happy! ‘Bloody Hell, it’s not the world champs!’ he shouted. I realised what a spoon I’d been and apologised profusely. To his credit he was cool and helped me on my way with a kind push.

I made it about 50m before I realised my bars were pointing the wrong direction, my back wheel was so buckled it was catching on my brakes and my gears didn’t work. Race Over.

Not the best start to my season and a bloody long ride back to Preston. But that’s racing! The only way is up!

Thanks to Lancaster Uni CC for hosting the event, all the Commissaires and Marshalls who braved the freezing conditions to help out and of course the ever-present Ellen Isherwood for taking the fantastic photos.

Congrats to  for taking the win, Get well soon to the young lady who appeared to be hurt in the crash and apologies once again to the guy whose bike I chucked! My bad!

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End of Season Points Chaser – Race Report

By Kris Zentek.

Today marks the very end of the season for me. Last road race, before I can take it easy for a bit before the winter slog. The race today was hosted by St Helens CRC, organised by Brian Rigby and penned the “End of Season Points Chaser”. From the many conversations in the car park, this couldn’t be more true. I actually felt pretty good this morning, having a bit of form, and no pressure to get a result. I was in two minds whether to just sit in an enjoy the race, or stick the boot in an make it interesting.

The course is new. Near to the old Bickerstaffe loop, and a regular chain gang loop. Brian and British Cycling have been labouring for 3 years to get this course signed off, and they had done it. A new course in the Northwest, so desperately needed after the legislation by Cheshire Police saw most of Cheshire’s circuits banned. This race was a test, and we were all to be on our best behaviour!


We rolled out, and as the lead car sped off I sank to the back of the group…plan A, sit in. An early break of four made a bid, and got a bit of a gap. No to worry, the main hitters were still in the bunch. A couple of laps went by, and a second small chase group had formed. I was still at the back, and I saw some of the stronger riders start to jump across. I really wasn’t happy to see the race go up the road, and so I changed to plan B…stick the boot in. I moved to the front, and started pulling to bring the second group back. Thankfully I had some help, and soon we were back together. The cat and mouse move had reeled in the first group, and soon we were all back together again.

A rider countered the regrouping and get a decent gap. I was now near the front, and I stuck the boot in to bridge across. I got a bit of a gap, and kept the pace up hoping that a break would form. It did, and soon I was in a group of 12. We Worked hard to put some distance into the rest of the bunch, and soon reeled in the solo leader.


We rode as a group for another lap or two, kind of working, but obviously with a group this big there were people missing turns and causing disruptions in the flow. The group needed to be reduced. There were some obvious stronger riders in the group; Mike Ashurst was coordinating and we worked on a plan. After the finish line there was a section with some technical turns, a sharp right hander and a cross wind. Mike asked me where, and I picked that right hander. For the next couple of miles we rearranged ourselves in the line. Declan Hudson attacked, going for the last of the primes (this was lap 4), and this helped as it would stop anyone else attacking.

As we approached the line, I found myself second wheel about to roll through. I took the left turn, dropped down a couple of gears and started to turn the screw. The line stretched and I put my head down. I could see that it was breaking up. Chris Booth was on my wheel, followed by Mike and James Claydon (chasing his 1st cat license). Chris came through like a rocket, pulling Mike and James with him, and I gave it everything to stay on their wheel after my effort. I looked behind…the elastic had snapped.


Now the hard work started, because soon the remaining 8 would reform and start to chase us down, and we had 4 laps still to go.


The next 3 1/2 laps were just brilliant. We all put turns in, no-one missing out. I don’t think we said a word to each other…we all knew what needed to be done, and we did it without complaint. We got the occasional time gap from the chase car, and we were up to a minute…then 2. As we entered the last lap, we heard that there was a chase group of 2 that were a minute behind, and the rest of the group were 2 1/2 minutes down. At this point we started to ease off a bit, knowing that we wouldn’t be caught.


As we entered the long road to the finish, I could see that the other three were now starting to think about the finish. About a mile out, the turns stopped. Chris was on the front. He was the strongest of the four of us, apparent from the really big efforts he had been delivering to help build our lead. The rest of us sat on his wheel, waiting for the long sprint. He went a couple of times, but we marked each move, and it slowed up again. Each time, we got nearer and nearer to the 200m mark.


About 300m out, Chris made his bid, but after a day putting in big turns it was obvious he was spent. At 200m to go, James (second wheel) went past him, followed by Mike and myself. James took the win convincingly, beating Mike who came in second, myself rolling in third.



  1. James Claydon – Bill Nickson Cycles RT
  2. Michael Ashurst – Maxxis 4 Racing Team
  3. Kristian Zentek – Team Chronomaster
  4. Christopher Booth – Cadence Cycling Performance
  5. Daniel Pullen – SunSport Velo
  6. Declan Hudson – Liverpool Century RC
  7. Michael Sloanes – Blumilk.com
  8. Charlie Critchley – High On Bikes
  9. Sam Fairhurst – Bill Nickson Cycles RT
  10. Isaac Appleby – Clay Cross Road Team
  11. Steven Bunting – Rutland CC2
  12. Joe Charley – Stourbidge CC
  14. George Higgins – Birkenhead North End CC
  15. Andrew Webster – Element Cycling Team

So finally, I’d like to say thank you (probably from everyone in the top 15!) to Brian Rigby and St Helens CRC for putting on todays race for us. It was a late and welcomed entry to the race calendar, on a new course that was really good. The day went without a hitch, and this is all thanks to the wealth of support from our accredited and volunteer marshals, the ever present NEG outriders, the support vehicles, and the BC commissaries – everyone doing a really good job of keeping us safe on the roads.

Thanks as always to our omnipresent photographer Ellen Isherwood for the awesome photo’s from todays race!

Now it’s time to get fat for a few weeks, before beginning the looooong winter slog. See you at the start line in February 2018.


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Hadrians Wall Rock 2 Roll Road Race E/1/2/3 on 17/09/2017

By Jon Fowles

On Sunday I completed my last race of 2017, the Hadrians Wall Road Race. It was put on by the prolific North country race organisers Rock to Roll Cycles, whose races we always enjoy. Mainly due to their great locations and competitive racing attracting strong riders from north and south of the border. I was joined by my Team Chronomaster teammates: Ste, George and Warren. I can summarise the race in one word…. brutal!!

It’s a strange time of year to be racing as you tend to get a mix of people, some of whom are getting tired of racing with the season drawing to close, and then you get the people who are fighting tooth and nail to get their last points. It seemed like this race contained mostly the later. The pace was savage from the off, with constant attacks!


Early in the race a trio of riders escaped up the road, and held a minute advantage over the peloton. With so many little hills on the course, the attacks from the bunch were constant. However, nothing seemed to be working. I think I was involved in at least one attack every single lap, and each time they would get drawn back in.


As the race reached the penultimate lap, only remnants of the original peloton were left, and the tiring legs meant that myself and 5 others were finally able to escape. We did our best to try and close the gap to the trio up the road, but unfortunately only managed to shave 30 seconds from their lead. We entered the final climb up to the finish line together, and sprinted it out in the final 500m. I rolled across the line in 7th place, legs smoking.


Despite complaining of having a cold, Ste put in an impressive ride to finish in 20th place. George, who started the year as a 4th cat, also put in a valiant effort in his first elite race but unfortunately did not finish. Warren had the misfortunate of crashing out of the race.

It’s been a long season of racing, and I’m very pleased to have secured my Elite racing license, finish on the podium 4 times and in the top 10 a further 9 times this year. Now I’m looking forward to eating lots of cake and doing some nice gentle Sunday rides.


Many thanks to the Rock to Roll Cycles team for putting on yet another amazing race and Ellen Isherwood for the great pictures!


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TLI u50’s National RR Champs

By Kris Zentek.

I’ll cut to the chase. I won my category – Category A – which, for those of you who don’t know TLI, is the age group 40-44. This was my first road race win in over 4 years, and I am really pleased! I’ve had a rubbish season, and have only recently found my form (far too late). So I’d just glad I can finish on a high.

Team Chronomaster now have three age categorised National Champions for 2017;

  • Craig Battersby – LVRC Cat A National Time Trial Champion
  • Simon Deplitch – TLI Cat C National Criterium Champion
  • Kris Zentek – TLI Cat A National Road Race Champion

There really isn’t that much to talk about in terms of todays race. I attacked from the gun, built a lead of over 4:30 (apparently) on the bunch, and never saw anyone again until after the finish line and half way back to the HQ. So instead I’ll talk a bit about age categorised racing, and about the various stages I went through during my 55 mile “time trial”.


Credit: VeloUK

TLI is a road racing organisation ran by cyclists, for cyclists, and unlike British Cycling (which is ability based with classifications based on points earned), it is age categorised. This is good for a number of reasons, but I’ll pick out a few:

  1. Races are cheap to organise and host, and cheap for cyclists to enter. This means there are a lot more races in the calendar.
  2. The age categories range from Junior (J) all the way up to Racing can be enjoyed by everyone, from the ages of 16 all the way to 75+ (H). This makes racing accessible to everyone, not just the fittest.
  3. You race and compete against other people in your category. This makes racing much more of a level playing field, and can make for really interesting dynamics as multiple categories often race together.

Every year there are national championships held in a number of disciplines; Road, track, crit, time trial and cross. There may be others too. And each discipline awards the title of national champ to the winner of each age category. The Road Race champs for the 50+ categories were held a few weeks ago and were on the Holt circuit just across the border in North Wales. Today was the under 50’s, and we were racing on the Siddington circuit in Cheshire, just 10 minutes down the road from where I live.

There would be three races today, kicking off with the under 40’s – categories J (Junior – 16-17), S (Senior – 18-29) and M (Master – 30-39). Following 5 minutes behind would be the A category (40-44), and 5 minutes later the B category (45-49).

The HQ was at Allostock Village Hall, which is a good 8 miles away from the circuit, so other than putting some embrocation on my legs, that would be my warm-up. The Siddington course is about 11 miles long and can be described as flat, but with some grippy rolling bits. The races were organised by Macclesfield Wheelers, and were being hosted in conjunction with the Parkinson Memorial Road Race. Weather today was blustery but it stayed dry.

So onto the actual race report.

Where is the break?

When the lead car beeped the horn, I was at the front and the pace was very gentle – so slow that I expected someone to attack, and I wanted to be in a break. So I decided that I would try to form it. I dropped down a few gears and gave a tentative burst of speed. No-one took the bait. 10 seconds later I had a gap, and so I committed. 30 seconds later the bunch were out of site. This is the phase of the race where I would expect at any minute to either see a couple of riders bridging, or a marauding bunch. half a lap later, neither happened. And so I kept going…

Hung out to dry

A lap or two in, I had no idea what my time gap was, and I had not seen a glimpse of anyone else. All I had to focus on was the lead car in front of me. My plea’s to the marshalls for time gaps were to no avail, but I could see them all clicking stopwatches as I went past, and so I knew that the bunch would be getting them, and would know how far out I was. For all I knew I could be digging myself into a hole and only be 30 seconds up the road – ready to be swallowed up and spat out the back. All I could do was dig deep and make it difficult for them…hoping that there was some guy on the front of the bunch working as hard as I was…

The time gap

As I rolled through the line to lap 3, I shouted for a time gap but I didn’t get one. I had been getting wild estimates from spectators but I wanted something concrete. I was riding at the top of my threshold and I wanted to know if I can drop it a bit. I did another lap not knowing where I was. Rolling through for lap 4, I got a time gap. “Time at the last lap was 4:17”. Great. I’d done a whole lap since then. For all I know it could now be 5:17 or 1:17. I assumed the worst and dug deep. My only focus now was getting to the bell, still with a decent gap, and so I pressed on.

It was windy today, and the back straight was into a block headwind. I don’t know if the wind was strengthening, or my legs were weakening, but each time I hit it, it hurt a bit more. All I could think was that it was hurting the inevitable chasers behind me. They would have known the time gap and would be working together to catch me. If that happened, I know I would be toast. I was at that point where I could either accept that I would be caught, sit up and recover enough to have another late attack, or keep going and risk being caught too late and have no time to recover. So I kept going. the main focus now was getting back to the main road, the A34, and the tailwind to recover for the last lap.

All or nothing

I got to the bell lap…”gap at the last lap was 3 minutes”. 3 minutes to what? To the whole bunch, to a solo bridger? 3 minutes was a whole lap ago. In the previous lap I had lost 1:17, so in the lap I had just done I calculated the gap was now 1:40, with 11 miles still to go on my own. I was being chased by a working group with fresh legs, and even if we maintained the current pace, I would get to the line with less than 30 seconds. If they saw me up the road, I know it was game over for me. I had gone past the point of no return now, and knew I had to cross the line ahead of them. I would stand no chance in a sprint.

I spent the whole of that last lap looking behind me. There was a sportive on in the area so I was passing lots of cyclists, which made it really difficult to spot anyone in my race. I was now really suffering, and trying to find the best opportunities to stretch out my cramping legs. 2 laps previous, I dropped a full water bottle when trying to swap them over…

Home straight


Credit: VeloUK

At last I got onto the main road, and I knew I stood a chance. I turned, and was expecting the marshalls to hold the traffic because the race was coming through behind me. But they didn’t. They lets the cars go. This was the first time now that I believed I could do it. It meant there was no-one else coming. It also meant that if they closed me, there was 20 or so cars in-between!

With a mile to go, I started to think about my celebration. First win in 4 years, I wanted to celebrate it a bit, but I was a bit conscious of the guy from last week 🙂

I rolled up to the finish line, and tentatively raised my hands in the air. Stopped the Garmin, and carried on rolling down the road. Race over. I’d won. I later discovered that I’d built up my comfortable lead pretty early, and it had never really come down. All of that anxiety for nothing! But in not knowing really did help to motivate me, and it’s the hardest 2 hour workout I had in quite some time…


Here are the results from all of the races today, and congratulations to all of the new National Road Race champions for 2017…

Category J


Credit: VeloUK

  • 1st – Huw Owen, Energy Cycling Club
  • 2nd – Harry Cain, Equiom IOM Junior Cycling Team
  • 3rd – Sam Beeston, Pro Vision Race Team

Category S


Credit: VeloUK

  • 1st – Will Corden, Mammoth Lifestyle Racing Team
  • 2nd – Tom Mazzone, Manx Road Club
  • 3rd – Sean Boswell, LJMU Cycling Team

Category M


Credit: VeloUK

  • 1st – Steve Fidler, Crewe Clarion Wheelers
  • 2nd – Chris Siepen, Seamons Cycling Club
  • 3rd – Daniel Glyn Roberts, Ynys Mon Racing Team

Category A


Credit: VeloUK

  • 1st – Kris Zentek, Team Chronomaster
  • 2nd – Tony Greenhalgh, Onimpex Bioracer Racing Team
  • 3rd – Andy Martin, VCUK Champion System Racing Team

Category B


Credit: VeloUK

  • 1st – Andrew Turner, Element Cycling Team
  • 2nd – John Fiddles, Team Lusso
  • 3rd – Chris Spencer, Onimpex Bioracer Racing Team

I’d like to finish off as always by thanking the race organisers Macclesfield Wheelers for an excellent days racing. I can only imagine what must go into organising a race like this. Thanks to all of the marshalls and Motorcycle support riders for a brilliant job today – I felt safe all of the time, and had confidence at all of the junctions. Lastly, thank you to all of the support staff back at HQ for the lovely coffee, cake and sandwiches.

Finally, thank you to Larry Hickmott from Velouk.net for the coverage of today’s races, and for capturing some great photo’s. I dropped a few photo’s in this blog, along with some other photo’s I found online (I hope you don’t mind David Higham!) For the full results, follow the link below:



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